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Was Miguel Torres second UFC firing also rape joke related?

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Well this is just friggin’ unbelievable. If a new report from Dave Meltzer at Wrestling Observer is accurate, Miguel Torres‘s recent UFC re-firing wasn’t due to his knockout loss to Michael McDonald earlier this year. Allegedly, it was due to the same lapse in judgement/humor/decency that got him fired the first time. As Meltzer writes:

The cutting of Miguel Torres was disciplinary in nature although it was not said what the cause was, only that he was cut. His record wasn’t bad, with a knockout loss to Michael McDonald who is going to be a top star (provided his hands don’t keep betraying him as he’s already broken them a couple of times) and a close loss to Demetrious Johnson, both top guys. He made the r*** joke on twitter and was fired, then brought back, and apparently he made some sort of a similar mistake.


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Post #1   8/30/12 6:42:08PM   

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Don't two negatives make a positive?

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Post #2   8/30/12 6:49:15PM   

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some folks never learn. i'm not against to the sense of humor. i'm against the stupidity of tweeting stupid shit after being previously fired for tweeting stupid shit.

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Post #3   8/30/12 6:51:12PM   

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Posted by Poor_Franklin

some folks never learn. i'm not against to the sense of humor. i'm against the stupidity of tweeting stupid shit after being previously fired for tweeting stupid shit.

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Post #4   8/30/12 7:09:29PM   

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Funny thing is it's media related but no one can find his "most recent lapse of judgement."

Post #5   8/30/12 8:07:54PM   

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Can't believe Torres didn't think his account was being watched...

I don't think he should be fired in the first place, however very foolish to repeat that.

Post #6   8/30/12 8:49:35PM   

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Posted by Kpro

Don't two negatives make a positive?



dont two rape jokes make a consentual one....no wait i meant an unwanted baby





....please dont cut me mma playground i couldnt help it

Post #7   8/30/12 11:05:14PM   

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Regardless of the joke the guy hasnt looked good since his days in the WEC.

Post #8   8/30/12 11:11:01PM   

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Dude never learned
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Post #9   8/31/12 12:04:33AM   

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Yeah, I didn't get the feeling it was performance based since it happened some time after he last lost, but you never know what Dana is thinking.

Post #10   8/31/12 8:39:44AM   

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Let us recall what he said after the first incident:

"What I said was very wrong," Torres told a group of reporters on Wednesday. "Words are hurtful. There are victims out there that have been through that. "


I suppose the "sensitivity training" he went to has worn off.

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Post #11   8/31/12 12:01:22PM   

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he'll be better off in Bellator

Post #12   8/31/12 2:27:24PM